Charles Henry Sawyer (1915- ) was a professor of anatomy at Duke University and at the UCLA School of Medicine (1951-85) where
he served as chairman of the department (1955-63). His research interests included neuroendocrinology of reproduction, nervous
control of pituitary secretion, the function, distribution, ontogenesis and properties of cholinesterases, and the effects
of hormones on brain function. The collection contains manuscripts, worksheets, revisions, correspondence and photographs
relating to Sawyer Reprints, biographical files, research notes and lectures, bibliographies and abstracts.
Charles Henry Sawyer was born on January 24, 1915 in Ludlow, Vermont; AB, Middlebury College, 1937; Ph.D. in zoology, Yale
University, 1941; on academic staffs in anatomy, Stanford and Duke Universities, 1941-51; professor of Anatomy, Duke University,
1950; professor of anatomy, UCLA School of Medicine (1951-85); served as chairman of the anatomy department, 1955-63; vice-president,
American Association of Anatomists, 1968-70, and winner of its Henry Gray Award, 1984; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and
Sciences; won Award of Extraordinary Merit, UCLA Medical Alumni Association, 1990; his research interests included neuroendocrinology
of reproduction; nervous control of pituitary secretion; the function, distribution, ontogenesis and properties of cholinesterases;
and the effects of hormones on brain function.
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